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Down the Garden Path (preview)

September 23, 2017


The Big Issue has just published Down the Garden Path. Here’s how it starts: My neighbor pulls up as I’m standing in my front yard looking, again, at all the weeds, wondering where on earth to start. “What’s the plan?” he asks cheerily, closing his car door. “Oh, there’s no plan,” I say. “There’s never […]

The Google garden

October 31, 2012


The second of a short occasional series about suburban nature. Who needs satellite imagery when you’ve got a ladder? You could try to Google Earth your own garden or you could just climb up on the garage roof and have a look. From up here I can step into the middle of the wattle tree […]